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CREVASSE RESCUE

Get ready for glacier travel in summer or winter with a focused day of crevasse rescue training. We can accommodate participants with experience or without so the course can act as an introduction to these skills or as a...

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WILDERNESS NAVIGATION ONE

Our Wilderness Navigation One is single day introduction to wilderness navigation, using topographic maps and the compass. You'll learn to plan safe and efficient wilderness routes by using topographical maps, as well as other...

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AST PLUS

For many people making the step from their avalanche skills training to actually getting out touring in the back country is a bit daunting. This course bridges the gap from theory to practice. The idea was actually developed by...

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$150.00
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VI HUT BASED TOURING

Island Alpine Guides is pleased to announce Vancouver Island's first ever hut based ski and snowboard touring! Our location in the Prince of Wales Range of northern Vancouver Island offers great alpine ski and snowboard terrain...

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    AST1 Mt. Cain

    The Avalanche Skills Training One is an introductory avalanche course designed for individuals with...

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    Dec 17 - 18, 2016
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    AST2 Mount Washington

    The Avalanche Skills Training two is an advanced avalanche course which takes a closer look at how...

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    Jan 28 - Feb 5, 2017
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    AST1 Mt. Washington

    The Avalanche Skills Training One is an introductory avalanche course designed for individuals with...

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    Dec 3 - 4, 2016
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Guest Blog 2 by Ken Wylie

03-15-2016
Becasue he is such a prolific, engaging and interesting writer we're featuring Ken Wylie in our blog again. In this pieace, written recently for powder magazine, Ken writes about some of the more interesting aspects of guiding in the mountains after his visit to Bella Coola Helisports guides training. For the Love of Our Clients - Guest Blog by Ken Wylie It has been long known...

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